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DURHAM, N.C. - Jackson Ewing, director of Asian sustainability at the Asia Society Policy Institute, has been jointly appointed a faculty fellow at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and an adjunct professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy, where he will further environmental research and engagement with ...

On the morning of December 1st, the graduate students from the oral communication courses in Environmental Policy, Global Health, and Medical Physics shared some of their research and recent course work with the Duke Kunshan community at the Duke Kunshan Graduate Colloquium, a mini-conference for students in the graduate school sponsored by the Language and Culture Center. In all, twenty students presented their work in twenty-minute long conference-style presentations followed by five...

As part of Duke Kunshan Colloquium Series, Dr. Zhang Xiaotong from Wuhan University’s School of Political Science and Public Administration presented his “From Wealth to Power: China’s New Economic Statecraft” lecture on November 22nd. This lecture, following on the heels of Xi Jinping’s meeting with Trump earlier this month, gave attendees timely insight into Chinese state policy’s global outlook.

The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study celebrated its 20th anniversary in Seattle, USA from September 25 through 27. The event was co-hosted by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington and the Lancet. GBD is the world’s largest systematic, scientific effort to quantify the magnitude of health loss from all major diseases, injuries, and risk factors by age, sex, and population. With 2,303 collaborators in 130 countries and...

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